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Staging the Three Most Important Rooms

When your home is shown to potential buyers, every room is important. However, there are three types of rooms that buyers tend to pay particular attention to: kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms. How do you make these rooms look great? Use these staging tips from professionals. In the kitchen, make sure the stove, ...

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Low inventory, high prices are the story of September in the KW market

Those hoping to see home prices cool off in Kitchener-Waterloo are having to wait a little longer. The September 2021 stats are in, and it was another month of high prices and minimal inventory. There were 506 homes sold this September, which is down 32.1% from the record-smashing month of September ...

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Little Touch Ups that Make a Big Difference

You are probably already aware of the major things you need to do around your home to get it ready for sale. These include getting rid of clutter, doing minor repairs, and making everything clean and tidy so every room is as much of a showcase as possible. But there are ...

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When to Consider a less-than-ideal Home

Obviously, when you’re searching for a new home, you want to find one that is ideal. It should be your next dream home. However, sometimes it pays to consider at least some properties that don’t meet all your criteria. After all, you never know whether one of them is actually ...

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High Demand and Low Supply for the August Real Estate Market

The high real estate prices in KW held their own for the month of August, hovering around the same levels we've been seeing consistently throughout 2021 thus far. However, the supply was definitely lacking, with only 535 homes sold over the course of the month. This is 22.1% lower than ...

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July’s Real Estate Market Stats are in for KW!

Low inventory and high demand kept the heat on the local housing market in July. With some of the lockdown restrictions lifting and residents of KW a little freer to enjoy the summer, there were decidedly fewer homes listed for sale last month. In fact, there were 24% fewer new listings ...

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KW Real Estate Market Strength Continues in June

Another month, another record in local real estate! The KW real estate market has continued to show strength through June, with 740 homes sold in the month. This is up 10% from the same month last year, and a 13.6% decrease from May 2021. Incredibly, the number of homes sold in ...

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A Strong and Stable May in KW Real Estate

May was another banner month for real estate in Kitchener-Waterloo! While still setting records for home sales for the month of May, it was relatively stable when compared to April 2021. The 854 residential homes sold in the month represent a 100.9% increase over May 2020, but only a 0.9% ...

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First impressions make a big difference!

It is the end of May which is the time of year some people wait for to really ‘dig’ into their gardens. With the chance of frost behind us (mostly) now is a great time to get your gardens looking their best! But why do gardens & landscaping matter? The outside of ...

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A Strong and Steady April for KW Real Estate

The local real estate market has remained extremely strong through the month of April, but has shown some signs of levelling off. While the stats still show a huge increase year over year, the numbers are fairly stable when viewed month to month. For example, the average residential home sold ...

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